Marvel

An essential guide to 2017’s summer blockbusters

By Little White Lies

From Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to Wonder Woman, we preview the biggest new movies coming your way.

The supehero genre is finally growing up, but not where you think

By Cameron Williams

Legion is the small-screen saviour of formulaic comic book adaptations.

What does Logan mean for the future of comic-book movies?

By Christopher Machell

Wolverine’s hyper-violent final bow suggests that audiences are ready for more mature superheroes.

In praise of Mahershala Ali – 2016’s standout performer

By Matthew Eng

From Luke Cage to Moonlight, the American actor has made a vital contribution to his craft this year.

Watch the official trailer(s) for Spider-Man: Homecoming

By Tom Williams

Tom Holland suits up for his first outing as everyone’s favourite web-slinging superhero.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 gets a teaser trailer

By Little White Lies

The surprise Marvel mega hit returns for more charmingly wacky intergalactic adventures.

Hey Marvel, hurry up and give us a Black Widow movie, already

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

Scarlett Johansson has poured cold water on a possible solo outing for her comic book heroine.

Watch a sneak peek of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

By Little White Lies

The fun quotient appears to remain high in James Gunn's forthcoming comic book sequel.

Why Doctor Strange is a vital step for gender representation in Hollywood

By James Luxford

Tilda Swinton’s Ancient One looks to be Marvel’s most progressive character yet.

Socialist superheroes and the villainy of gentrification

By David Hughes

Like Superman during the Great Depression, today’s superheroes are in-sync with our complex political climate.

How the battle for diversity is being won on the small screen

By Dominic Preston

While Marvel’s Luke Cage is tackling race issues head on, progress is much slower in the studio’s cinematic universe.

The fantastic story of the worst superhero movie ever made

By Tom Bond

Roger Corman’s unreleased 1994 film The Fantastic Four was doomed from the start.

Why Unbreakable remains the ultimate superhero movie

By Alex Hess

M Night Shyamalan’s understated 2000 drama is anathema to the box-office behemoths of today.

Good to be bad – why supervillains are here to stay

By James Luxford

The hype around Suicide Squad suggests audiences are keen to see more of their favourite comic-book antiheroes.

Should we be wary when our favourite actors become superheroes?

By Tom Bond

The prospect of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel is cause for celebration and concern.

Why Spider-Man 2 is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Elena Lazic

Sam Raimi’s franchise midpoint is a perfect superhero sequel – a film with a sincere belief in humanity.

Why Superman Returns is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Mark Asch

Rejecting the physics of an ever-expanding comic book universe, Bryan Singer’s Superman reboot has passed the test of time.

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